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Mellieha Air Raid Shelter

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Definitely worth a visit

Explored these on a recommendation and was worth the visit, in here for nearly an hour and for good... read more

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Graham L
Malta at War

Interesting to see how the Maltese protected themselves from the German bombing during WW2, they... read more

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Our Lady of the Grotto Street | Voluntary Organisation 0144, Mellieha, Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed yesterday

Explored these on a recommendation and was worth the visit, in here for nearly an hour and for good reason as these are so vast in distance & allows you to take in everything that happened, luckily for us on our visit could go at...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Interesting to see how the Maltese protected themselves from the German bombing during WW2, they deserved that George Cross

Thank Brilyn8
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Totally authentic experience. The large size of the air raid shelter makes you feel amazed at the number of people who could find shelter in here. The long tunnels add to the expanse of the area. Informative historical narrative adds to the experience. Worth a...More

Thank rkleib0
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were, to be honest, a little confused until I saw the picture on here. It is near to the fabulous Church of Melieha and Miss Melieha was having a photo shoot done, so myself and my son had a shoot of our own. Not...More

Thank PennyJaneBlack
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was well worth the little walk from the hotel. So interesting and a great insight into the history of Malta in WW2. You could feel the conditions the people in the shelter endured.

Thank gillsSheffield
Reviewed 1 week ago

Malta is a very interesting destination for anyone keen on military history. This shelter, while not mainstream, epitomises the way of life and huge difficulties facing civilians and their families as they faced enemy air raids during WW2

Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great experience, Malta is full of these fantastic little things to see and do. A quite eerie experience, not busy, and mooching around these tunnels putting yourself in the place of history really makes you realise the sacrifices that the people went through. Well...More

Thank johnnyhop73
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite eerie what a sad yet beautiful experience,this place is a must visit just over the road from the maritim Antonine hotel at a pittance of a price

Thank Goldenvisions
Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought this was a great place to visit , at 1st I thought I was paying two euro's to see a room, but decided to have a look anyway, I was shocked and a little scared as I am claustrophobic to find it was...More

1  Thank Jenny K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very well preserved place, but one has to use the imagination of how the nation had to gather in these places to avoid bombs and the prayers that were said during the ordeal which in Malta was continuous. Felt sorry for the lost souls of...More

Thank Maria G
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Hello 9.30 until about 3.30 in the peek season
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you could literly walk up the hill opposite the underground church very easy stroll say about 11 minutes
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